Vinayshil Gautam

Vinayshil Gautam

Incomprehensible digital world

Incomprehensible digital world

Monday, 23 November 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

Information technology wizards often coin new words and their jargon is confusing. Much of these await handling in a statesman-like manner We are living in the age of digitisation and now the pandemic has made it much more universal and in a much lesser span of time than would have been...

A search for some answers

Monday, 03 August 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

One wonders if people are suffering more from being infected by Corona or from almost driving themselves over the edge by the fear of the virus One is living almost cocooned in an equilateral triangle. One arm of the triangle is the terrifying Covid-19 situation, the second arm of the triangle...

Some pertinent questions

Monday, 20 July 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

Why should a taxpayer subsidise IITs when there is no correlation between the outcome of his investment and the welfare of the average Indian? The world of education is huge. It is one of those few areas where one can enter almost without credentials and claim to be an expert. People...

Picking up the pieces

Monday, 06 July 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

The writing on the wall is clear. The paradigms of not only growth and welfare but of survival and safety have to be rewritten   The last 13 weeks or so have been exceptional and unprecedented in experience, reflection and all that goes with it. The dominant theme has been of...

It is time for focussed action

Monday, 22 June 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

We need a proactive policy effort based on post-pandemic realities of the country’s economic potential Covid-19 is probably one of the topics about which more has been written and spoken than perhaps any other subject in the last several months. The subject itself would be suffering from some kind of “author’s...

Many lessons to be learnt yet

Monday, 08 June 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

If the crisis can create learning formulations for a more sober and thinking human being, then this period of agony would be a blessing for humanity There is one widely accepted cause for an avoidable personal disaster. It is rooted in the simple belief that “it cannot happen to me.” The...

Impenetrable barriers

Monday, 25 May 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

Borders around the country remain closed, no matter what the compulsion of those trying to cross them Any territory around the world, right from a street to a State to a city or a region, has its characteristics. The word “territory” has one of its most common usages in the field...

The cost of free expression

Monday, 11 May 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

The absence of credible research for sustainable conclusions before being put out in the public domain can have its risks Some day, when this pandemic is over and the world begins to heal from the Coronavirus’ impact on the health and global economy, some researcher might seek to do a content...

State Editions

Pari murder: IG Bothra to lead 5-member SIT

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Now, pensioners can get digital life certificates

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar


29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Locals block NH after minor’s death

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Fake notes of nearly Rs 1L seized in J’suguda

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Another Cuttack fake spice unit busted

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Working From Home? Beware of that cyber attack

29 November 2020 | Ajay Singh | Agenda

Pebbles of a dead sea

29 November 2020 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

Astroturf | Mind balance is the key

29 November 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Chhalaang was slated to do well’

29 November 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

no kidding

29 November 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

‘I’m enjoying the process of writing new songs now’

29 November 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer